Eula Mae Barber, age 85, of Owingsville, passed away on March 10 at St. Joseph Main in Lexington. She was born in Bath County on September 6, 1934 to the late Irvin Carpenter and Oddie McGlothin Carpenter. She retired from Jockey in Mt. Sterling. She loved to spend time with family and friends. Family gatherings were always something that she looked forward to and loved to be the center of attention. She enjoyed her grandchildren and loved them so. She was a member of the Ore Mines Church and loved to sing. She was a mother, grandmother, sister and friend that was loved by so many and will be dearly missed. Her family will always cherish the memories they have of her.
She is survived by one son, Kenny (Loria) Barber; one daughter, Donita (Bill) Bennett; two brothers, Walter Carpenter and Don Carpenter; one sister, Mayme Miley; three grandchildren, Regina (Mike) Peel, Josh (Shelby) Bennett and Makayla Bennett; Several nieces and nephews also survive.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Marvin Barber; one daughter, Carolyn Kay Barber; three brothers, James L. Carpenter, Lester Timothy Carpenter and Carl Estill Carpenter; two sisters, Juanita Barger and Nannie Hatton
Visitation will be Friday March 13 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Richardson Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be Saturday March 14 at 11:00 a.m. at the Richardson Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Carpenter Cemetery.
Reverend Damon Byrd will be officiating.
Richardson Funeral Home is caring for all arrangements.
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